“I’m pleased to tell you that Jerry O’Connell has joined ‘Veronica Mars’ has Sheriff Dan Lamb, a new Lamb brother I hope you love to hate,” Thomas said in an email to the movie’s Kickstarter backers. “When it came time to cast the amoral older brother of Don Lamb as the new sheriff of Balboa County, I lit up when Jerry’s name was raised.”
O’Connell didn’t find out he landed the gig until just two days before he was set to begin filming. In a video, the actor says he “was a big ‘Veronica Mars’ fan.
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